Could Your Child Have Insomnia?

By Annette Pinder Insomnia, or trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, is usually considered an adult problem. However, Daniel I. Rifkin, M.D., founder and director of Sleep Medicine Centers of WNY, is seeing more and more young people who suffer from insomnia. He is also seeing how insomnia can affect an entire family. Children who aren’t getting enough sleep often feel tired, irritable, and ev... »

Insomnia or Poor Sleep Habits?

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy May Be the Answer by Annette Pinder If you have trouble falling and staying asleep at night, and wake up feeling tired in the morning, you are not alone, and you may be suffering from insomnia. According to the America Academy of Sleep Medicine, insomnia is defined as having difficulty getting to sleep, staying asleep, waking too early, inability to get back to sleep, ... »